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29 days ago
Southern Africa winning the war on Aids
Southern Africa winning the war on Aids

Globally, the number of people accessing ARV drugs has more than doubled since 2010, says a new report.

Lifestyle
29 days ago
How tomatoes could ease bladder problems
How tomatoes could ease bladder problems

Experts have discovered that the chemical lycopene, which gives tomatoes their red colour, can reduce the expansion of the prostate in older men.

Lifestyle
30 days ago
Being stuck at your desk is bad for you
Being stuck at your desk is bad for you

Over-worked employees are spending too much time at their desks, raising their risk of health problems, experts warn.

Lifestyle
30 days ago
Oral HIV help for sex workers
Oral HIV help for sex workers

Sex workers in selected sites around the country are to receive oral antiretrovirals as pre-exposure prophylaxis.

Lifestyle
30 days ago
Why walking is good for you... even in smog
Why walking is good for you... even in smog

People who exercise in polluted areas are thought to put themselves at increased risk, but experts say exercising offsets the risks.

Lifestyle
30 days ago
Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study
Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study

Medical journal The Lancet has been attacked for publishing a paper that claimed eating too little salt could increase the ...

Western Cape
30 days ago
Rappers’ cough syrup craze hits Cape teens
Rappers’ cough syrup craze hits Cape teens

Parents and caregivers have been warned to hide the cough syrup from their teens, as the American drug craze called "lean" ...

Lifestyle
31 days ago
Gut bacteria a factor in weight loss?
Gut bacteria a factor in weight loss?

Yo-yo dieters may struggle to stay slim because of a lack of diversity in their gut bacteria, according to a new study.

Lifestyle
31 days ago
SA government pushes plain cigarette packs
SA government pushes plain cigarette packs

The government has vowed to forge ahead with introducing plain packaging on tobacco products in order to reduce demand.

Lifestyle
31 days ago
It's an 'exciting time' for cancer research
It's an 'exciting time' for cancer research

Cancer immunotherapy treatments are now so advanced that scientists could be close to finding a 'cure', an expert says.

Lifestyle
31 days ago
Why old age doesn’t start until 76
Why old age doesn’t start until 76

Better diets and more exercise have contributed to a fitter older generation, according to a survey.

Lifestyle
32 days ago
It's winter and the germs are coming
It's winter and the germs are coming

South African companies face losing millions of productive hours because of sickness this winter.

Lifestyle
32 days ago
Phones and cancer... don't believe hype
Phones and cancer... don't believe hype

Rachel Feltman looks at the furore round a new study on cellphones and cancer and advises calm.

Lifestyle
33 days ago
Why you put deodorant on before bed
Why you put deodorant on before bed

How better timing can make your medications and beauty products more effective. By Thea Jourdan.

Lifestyle
35 days ago
How sunny breaks could add on years
How sunny breaks could add on years

A beach holiday won't just relax you - it could also make you live longer.